Judy DippelJudy Dippel, a professional writer and speaker, has a passion to share with women how they can not only survive, but thrive while coping with the challenges real women face. Reliance on God to be able to do so is at the foundation of all her work. Her candid writing and speaking topics speak to real-life issues affecting everyday women.

Married, she is a mother of two, grandmother of four, and a lifelong Oregonian. Her career experience includes work in the fields of medicine, education, international adoption, and corporate America.


Judy’s business, JLD Writes, provides professional writing and marketing consultation and services. “It’s extremely rewarding to see a client’s relief when I’m able to clarify what they want to say, organize it for them, and effectively reach their target audience.”


Judy’s first book, Refreshing Hope in God: A Mother’s Journey of Joy and Pain, takes a look at motherhood when it doesn’t go as planned. (Signed copies and group copy pricing are available directly through Judy.) 

She is co-author of Friendship Interrupted, a book that speaks to myriad of issues women face in their relationships with one another. Women who value friendship, value this book. (Paperback and Kindle copies available on Amazon.com)

In 2010, her small group study, Walking Through Postpartum Depression was published. (Written in Beth Moore format and style, it is available for purchase directly through Judy.)

She is a contributing author to Marita Littauer’s compilation, But Lord, I was Happy Shallow, (Kregel 2005), The One Year Life Verse Devotional, (Tyndale Publishing 2007), and Laundry Tales to Lighten Your Load. (Evergreen Press 2007). Two books written for clients are: Journey Toward Eternal Life: Alaska Style and Bioenergy Breakthrough, 2015. (All of these books are available for purchase on Amazon.com)


Judy is a registered speaker with WomensMinistry.net and MinistryWomen.net. She is a frequent luncheon, retreat and conference presenter. As a writer, she speaks to writer’s groups, sharing what she has learned along the way, as other writers have done for her. 

Judy currently lives in Eugene, Oregon—enjoys hiking, horseback riding, and outdoor activities, college sports and golf—she feels learning and reading a good book is something to reach for every day. She feels privileged to share how “our stories tell God’s story.”

If you are interested in inviting Judy to speak, please contact her through this website , or through through Womens Ministry.net or MinistryWoment.net.